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Help RTF keep its eye on roundups with on-the-ground humane observers, Nov. 17, 2016


On Nov. 2, the Bureau of Land Management started one of the largest roundups of 2016 at the Owyhee Complex in Northern Nevada (you can read more about the roundup here).

As of this writing, an estimated 770 wild horses have been captured and seven have died. Altogether, the BLM plans to capture 1,600 wild horses

November 17th, 2016|

Major Victory for Wild Horses: Federal Appeals Court Tosses State of Wyoming’s Anti-Mustang Lawsuit, Oct. 11, 2016





To donate to the Wild Horse Legal Defense Fund to help us continue our fight for the horses on the Wyoming Checkerboard that are still under threat today, please click here. This ruling today is an affirmation that range management is about more than just wild horse populations on

October 11th, 2016|

Robert Redford: Euthanasia would betray wild horses, Americans who care for them


Return to Freedom Wild Horse Sanctuary and Preservation board member Robert Redford this week expressed hope that the Bureau of Land Management and Congress will heed the public’s outcry and embrace humane alternatives, both on and off the range, over the Advisory Board’s recommendation to euthanize 45,000 captive wild horses and burros in long-term holding

September 22nd, 2016|

HALTED~ Sterilization Research on Wild Mares

Experiments cancelled

On Friday September 9, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management withdrew its support for surgical sterilization experiments on captive mares in the face of public outrage and lawsuits by multiple wild horse advocacy organizations.
Return to Freedom has for months been urging BLM to abandon experiments that would have been dangerous, illegal and unnecessary.


“Although we are

September 9th, 2016|

Defend Captive Wild Horses and Burros from Euthanasia

Today, September 9, 2016, The Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board recklessly recommended euthanasia for unadoptable wild horses, to reduce the number of “unadoptable” wild horses and burros in BLM’s long-term holding facilities.

At their two-day meeting in Elko, Nevada, advisory board members said that they voted to support euthanasia to force Congress’s hand in the

September 9th, 2016|

Tonic of Wildness Event Photos

A big thank you to Dr. Kevin Beckmen, Steve Beckmen and Beckmen Vineyards for hosting this tasting event and creating the Red Roan Wild Blend to support Return to Freedom!

Thank you to our friends who came and enjoyed the afternoon and to our wonderful staff and volunteers.

There is still some of this elegant blend available!
Photos from

September 3rd, 2016|

Event and Art Exhibit and Event to Benefit Return to Freedom!

September 17, 2016 at Studio C gallery ~ SAVE THE DATE!

September 3rd, 2016|

Act Now to Defend Wyoming’s Wild Horses !

September 3rd, 2016|

Reminder~ BLM Advisory Board Meeting September 8 & 9! Will be live-streamed

A reminder that the Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet Thursday, September 8, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. (P.S.T.), and Friday, September 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (P.S.T.). The meeting will be held at Stockmen’s Hotel and Casino, 340 Commercial Street, Elko, Nev. The hotel’s

September 1st, 2016|

Wild horse advocates sue to protect Alto herd, NM, Aug. 30th, 2016

Published In Ruidoso News,NM
By Dianne Stallings and Dave Tomlin / Ruidoso News, N.M. (TNS)
Published: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 8:16am, Updated: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 at 7:43pm
The Wild Horse Observers Association filed suit in 12th District Court Monday to force the New Mexico Livestock Board to treat a herd of unclaimed horses impounded last week near

September 1st, 2016|